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No Advisories After Two 3+ Volcano, Hawaiʻi Quakes

April 29, 2015, 8:15 AM HST
* Updated April 29, 9:52 AM
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Map courtesy USGS/HVO

Map courtesy USGS/HVO

By Wendy Osher

There are no advisories issued after a 3.2 (preliminary magnitude) earthquake reported SE of Volcano on the Big Island of Hawaiʻi at 9:15 a.m. HST on Wednesday, April 29, 2015.

The quake was located 9 miles SE of Volcano, Hawaiʻi; 21 miles SSW of Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaiʻi; 27 miles S of Hilo, Hawaiʻi; 60 miles ESE of Kailua-Kona, Hawaiʻi; and 222 miles SE of Honolulu, Hawaiʻi, according to the USGS.

This was the second 3+ magnitude earthquake reported in the region within the last two hours.

Earlier this morning, a 3.0 (preliminary magnitude) earthquake was reported SW of Volcano on Big Island of Hawaiʻi at 7:35 a.m. HST on Wednesday, April 29, 2015.

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The USGS reports that the quake was located: 2 miles SW of Volcano, Hawaiʻi; 22 miles SW of Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaiʻi; 25 miles; SSW of Hilo, Hawaiʻi; 50 miles ESE of Kailua-Kona, Hawaiʻi; and 213 mi SE of Honolulu, Hawaiʻi.

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